Chris Packham (2016 Event)
As the presenter of BBC's Springwatch, Chris Packham has become one of the nation’s favourite naturalists. But Packham was far from popular as a child: in his brave and lyrical memoir, Fingers in the Sparkle Jar, he recalls life as a solitary child, comfortable only with a menagerie of insects. Then, in an act that would change his life, he took a young kestrel from its nest… In this event, he shares stories from his life with Ruth Wishart. Recorded live at the 2016 Edinburgh International Book Festival.
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Friday 18 December
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